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Bistrot de la Place

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16 Place Saint Pierre, 49400, Saumur, France
+33 2 41 51 13 27
7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here during a one-night stopover in Saumur. We tried to reserve a table through Tripadvisor but it hadn't been confirmed by the time we got there. No matter, we got a table despite high demand during a music festival in the square. The food was fantastic, especially the filet mignon of pork. We had a bottle of local... More 

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BistrotdelaPlace, Gérant at Bistrot de la Place, responded to this review

Thank you for your opinion. The reservations via Tripadvisor are not parametrized yet but thank you for noticing. In the pleasure to receive you again a day. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bistro is situated in one of the town's old squares, very picturesque and lively. The terrine starter was reasonable if somewhat lacking in flavour. The tuna carpaccio was average with rather greasy chips.

Thank malcolmp409
BistrotdelaPlace, Gérant at Bistrot de la Place, responded to this review

So sorry that you did not spend a good moment and that our cooking is not for your taste. Enjoy! More 

Dudley, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a really nice lunch sat in the square. Menu has some great choices and the set menu equally as varied. The home cooked regional cuisine means that how your dish comes may not be exactly how you have had it previously but that's not a criticism everything we had was so tasty. Friendly staff & a really welcoming happy... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely restaurant with seats on the cobbled market square. The service was really good and helpful. The range of dishes was helpful to select from and the vin blanc was cheap and cold. The fresh bread kept coming and the L'escargot were buttery and garlicky -delicious. portions were generous so much so that we had to pass on the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here last night, having read pretty good reviews, and it certainly disappoint! Both had steak, and loved it. Pasqual, the Waitress was really good fun aswell, attentive but also a bit forgetful which made it entertaining...if you have a sense of humour, which unfortunately a lot of people don't! Definitely recommended if you enjoy good food in the hustle... More 

Thank Nigel B
BistrotdelaPlace, Gérant at Bistrot de la Place, responded to this review

Thank you! and sorry for Pasquale's mistakes!! Enjoy! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place really needs to lift its game. The menu came fast enough but we had to wait about 15 minutes for water or a drink and only after we called them over. Then the maitre 'd slopped the wine on the table as he was pouring because of his lack of care. We had to signal for the waiters... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a busy restaurant so a booking is probably best especially for sitting outside. A very good menu with good service. We wanted to try a few places during our three night stay but ate there twice. Superb steaks.

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Thank you. Ilt's pleasure to receive you More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Dropped in on spec for an evening meal for two. Friendly welcome and service. Good menu choice and good wine list, but they just recommend the house: no thought in suggesting matches to the food! There is a good selection of local specialities and when the food arrives, the main part (pork, fish, beef etc) is really well cooked and... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Ordered Pork and a beer. 40mins later fish turned up. No beer. Waitresses and in particular manager were useless and indolent. Manager bumped into pram containing our sleeping toddler. No apologies. Shoulder-shrugged off..... Dire.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Having had a long drive up from The Dordogne we were starving. Our hotel had booked this for us so we were looking forward to our dinner. We ordered starters, the filet de boeuf, and the chicken. We ate our starters and were then told there was no beef. Sadly though this was then served to 4 people on the... More 

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Nous sommes bien désolés que votre venue se soit mal passée à vos yeux. Nous tenons tout de même à... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $26
French, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Place Saint Pierre, 49400, Saumur, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Maine et Loire  >  Saumur
  • Phone Number: +33 2 41 51 13 27
Good food and good wine: here's what you get at the Bistrot de la Place! We serve fresh homemade food that you can choose off the "a la carte" menu or from our set menus. And if you're feeling peckish during the day, we also offer oysters, cured meat and cheese platters.
During spring and summer, our outside terrace will allow you to enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of this small and cute square of Saumur.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?